Destination Conservation Experience Overview
Help conserve the Wet Tropics World Heritage Rainforest.
The Wet Tropics is a region of spectacular scenery with rivers, gorges, waterfalls, volcanic mountains and the oldest surviving tropical rainforest on earth. The pristine rainforests are home to many threatened species, including the Southern Cassowary, Yellow-bellied Glider, Lumholtz Tree Kangaroo, various possums, quolls and three endangered stream-dwelling frogs.
Help conserve local nature refuges planting trees and removing weeds to create wildlife corridors for native animals. Your days will be spent supporting seasonal conservation projects at local nature refuges, planting trees or removing weeds to create wildlife corridors. You can expect to go beyond the typical tourist trail to experience the real North Queensland – exploring natural wonders from volcanic craters and blue lakes to lush rainforest, waterfalls and the regions unique wildlife.
- The Volcanic Lakes of Lake Barrine and Lake Eacham
- Malanda Falls and rainforest walk
- Nocturnal wildlife walk
- Two hidden waterfalls taking you off the beaten tourist track
- Platypus spotting over lunch
- Helping conserve nature refuges in the Wet Tropics region
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Meeting Location: 8.00am Nomads Backpacker Hostel 341 Lake Street, Cairns
Return time: 4 pm Cairns City
Price: $995 per person
2019 Experience Dates
- Monday 29th July to Friday 02nd August – Book Now
- Monday 26th to Friday 30th August – Book Now
- Monday 23rd to Friday 27th September – Book Now
- Monday 21st to Friday 25th October – Book Now
- Monday 18th to Friday 22nd November – Book Now